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4 cryogenic tanks transporting oxygen airlifted from Singapore, to reach West Bengal this evening: MHA

 “Four cryogenic tanks, to be used for transportation of oxygen in India, are being airlifted from Singapore,” the MHA informed.
 

4 cryogenic tanks transporting oxygen airlifted from Singapore, to reach West Bengal this evening: MHA-dnm
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Bengaluru, First Published Apr 24, 2021, 2:51 PM IST
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Amid the grim Covid-19 situation in the country, four cryogenic tanks, to be used for the transportation of oxygen, is being airlifted from Singapore on Saturday.

“Four cryogenic tanks, to be used for transportation of oxygen in India, are being airlifted from Singapore,” the MHA informed.

A C-17 aircraft of the IAF took off from the Hindon airbase in the outskirts of Delhi for Singapore's Changi airport early on Saturday morning.

After loading the tanks, the aircraft is expected to land at Panagarh air base in West Bengal this evening, an official said.

On Friday, the Union Home Ministry said it was in talks for the import of high-capacity oxygen-carrying tankers from Singapore and the UAE.

The move came after Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the coronavirus situation in the country.

(With inputs from agency) 

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